Role of Schools in PA Promotion

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Role of Schools in Promoting  Children’s Physical Activity PEDU 575
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Why Focus on Schools? 95% of US children attend schools  Half of waking hours at spent at school Teachers are trained to work with and lead children School setting offers existing infrastructure for PA  promotion Multiple school contexts exist for PA promotion
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School Contexts for PA Promotion PE CLASSROOM RECESS INTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES CLUBS (BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL) (DURING SCHOOL) “Viewing the school day from a physical activity promotion perspective”
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Role of Physical Education Guide children in the process of becoming physically  active for life Skills, knowledge and values Emerging relationship between fundamental motor skills  and physical activity behavior PA opportunities PA director Community connections
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Role of Classroom Teachers PA opportunities PA advocacy PA role modeling PE advocacy PE teaching
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PEDU 575 taught by Professor Doen during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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